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Re: “Butterfield joins rural broadband task force,” Wednesday: I am glad to see that good old G.K. found something to occupy his time in Washington. The Rural Broadband Task Force sounds like … more
Our country has changed from a cigarette-smoking, fist-fighting, law-abiding, hardworking, God-loving and safe country to a baby-killing, drug-using, pot-smoking, lazy, gimme, hate-filled, … more
I am always amused by the worst of the worst local conservatives attempting to win over the “hearts and minds” of the independent or undecided voters who live a reduced lifestyle thanks to the … more
As a past member of the Salvation Army of Wilson Advisory Board and past chair of social services and communications, I am compelled to reply to Tuesday’s front-page headline in The Wilson Times: … more
Re: Talk Back comments on Wilson Medical Center CEO Mark Holyoak’s initiative to improve the emergency department: You wake in the morning and you suspect flu symptoms. At 8:30, you call your … more
Again, I want to thank The Wilson Times for another professional coverage of the city of Wilson’s Veterans Day program. If not for your outstanding coverage, many of Wilson’s veterans who could … more
After I read Lorraine Edwards’s letter to the editor published Feb. 5, “Disrespect for President Trump is offensive,” I felt the need to respond. Some of the things you stated were very wrong … more
A couple of issues are very concerning to me and should be to everyone. The first is the call for Medicare for all. This would make the government the single-payer health care system in America and … more
The week of March 4 was Read Across America Week. I was fortunate enough to have been asked to read to a Hearne Elementary School second-grade class by teacher Paula Michalak. On March 4, I chose to … more
Re: “How can GOP defend Trump?” by William T. “Nick” Smith, March 14: Months ago, the writer said he had quit writing. We had a Nick Smith-quit-writing cocktail party and throngs … more
On Sunday, a particular Greenlight channel that I wanted to watch had been off the air all afternoon, so I emailed Greenlight asking what the problem was. Within 15 seconds I received a phone call … more
A while back, I wrote a letter that you published in your paper (“Blame county commissioners for lack of animal shelter funds,” April 28). Today, what I’m writing about is also a true … more
My name is Maxwell Bane, but you can call me Max. I am 15 years old and I am a freshman at Fike High School. I am a lot like most teenagers — some days I don’t want to get out of bed and go … more
The Wilson County Department of Social Services strives to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve, those we touch through our community partners, in the lives and families of our … more
Under the state misdemeanor confinement program, counties are reimbursed to house misdemeanor offenders for the state. Taxpayers are paying for low-level offenders to sit around, sleep and play cards … more
We had our home of 28 years catch on fire in Stantonsburg on Feb. 2. We had insurance as most folks do but have been displaced with no house or RV camper available to rent. We have two dogs and … more
On Sunday morning, April 14, the Lord God called home Wilson County’s “veteran’s veteran,” Eddie M. Price. Or, as we veterans say, the Supreme Commander called Eddie to report to him. In … more
White supremacists regard radical Islamists as their polar opposites, but upon further scrutiny, their hateful ideologies resemble each other. Both worldviews are paranoid, exhibit a toxic blend of … more
Re: “First legal hemp seedlings sprout,” front page, April 29: What a wonderful state of affairs that Wilson County agriculture is in the vanguard of the coming hemp revolution. Young farmers … more
Liberals consider individual liberty to be the most important political goal, and emphasize individual rights and equality of opportunity. I just copied that definition down from a multi-page … more
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